A 24 year-old Benalla motorist who appeared in Wednesday’s Court on four charges following a collision with a parked car in Ackerly Ave, was fined the maximum of $200 with $16 costs for driving under the influence.
His licence was cancelled, he was disqualified for 12 months from holding a Victorian licence, and was also disqualified from applying for a licence for three years.
On a second charge of driving lessly, he was fined $10.
The charge of failing to give name and address were dismissed and the charge of exceeding 0.5 was withdrawn. care- The defendant, of Witt St Benalla, pleaded not guilty to all charges.
●●●●●Also in the news this week in 1968:
Benalla’s Ms Helen Plumb joined the Miss Australia quest (See photo).
The Japanese Consul-General Mr Norboru Inajo visited Benalla.
A Benalla motorist was fined $50 for speeding.
Ninety-Six golfers battled it out for the Benalla Golf Club’s City Cup. Locals demanded a plebiscite on whether a Civic Centre would be built in Benalla.